Tacoma FD's newest chief, Terry McConky, is under scrutiny by the city council to get serious about his station's ratings. Meanwhile, Terry's crew puts his job in jeopardy by engaging in a ridiculous competition for a super sawft prize.
Andy and Ike's misstep on a call to a Tacoma police officer's house fans the flames of the FD's long-standing feud with the PD. Chief tries to keep a lid on the dispute, but all goes awry as his crew wages a tit-for-tat war with the cops.
The crew is assigned their first ever female firefighter, Lucy, sending the firehouse into a gender confused tailspin. When Chief puts the clamp on rookie hazing, the guys try to engage in their old traditions anyway only to find that Lucy is a force to be reckoned with.
The Tacoma FD's negligence during a firehouse school trip makes Councilwoman Price so angry she orders the guys to complete a training re-certification with an old nemesis who's just itching to fail them.